Ethiopia Tag

Addis Ababa (AFP) After representing Eritrea in cycling tournaments across Africa, Daniel Teklay took a journey of a different sort last year when he escaped across his country’s militarised border to a new life as a refugee. A year later Teklay is back on his bike, only now he competes in Eritrea’s neighbour and bitter rival Ethiopia, where he is the top performer on a team of Eritrean refugees who have posted impressive results at events, but are struggling to find the money and permission to compete. “I decided toRead More
A senior South Korean diplomat has been recalled from Ethiopia after he allegedly raped a female colleague, Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday, as it issued a public apology.Read More
Nguenyyiel refugee camp (Ethiopia) (AFP) Her feet bare and her hometown in flames, Nyadet walked east alone, eating food given to her by strangers and following trails left by others escaping war in South Sudan. She is 12 years old. Nine days after she fled bloodshed in the flashpoint town of Malakal last November, Nyadet reached the country’s border with Ethiopia, and crossed over to safety. “Maybe they are safe,” is all she can say of her mother, father, sister and two brothers, whom she lost track of when theRead More